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Creationist Gets Into Weirdest Twitter Fight Ever Over Dinosaurs

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.03.2017 | Media

Creationist Ken Ham is steaming mad over a Washington Post article that claims his giant Noah’s Ark attraction teaches tourists that dinosaurs died ...

Creationist Ken Ham Says There Are No Intelligent Aliens

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.25.2016 | Weird News

The search for extraterrestrial intelligence is a huge waste of time, according to creationist Ken Ham. Ham, who runs creationist attractions in Kent...

Creation ≠ 6 x 24

Greg Cootsona | Posted 08.11.2016 | Religion
Greg Cootsona

Can I start with a joke? And it is ok--at the risk of ruining said joke--to note that I'll allude to two biblical texts? First: "With the Lord a d...

Ken Ham's Crazy Ark Park

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 07.11.2016 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

The flamboyant creationist Ken Ham's controversial and long-awaited "Ark Encounter" theme park has just opened in Williamstown, Kentucky. At a cost o...

That Giant Noah's Ark Attraction Has Caged Dinosaurs

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.06.2016 | Weird News

The new Ark Encounter tourist attraction in Kentucky wants you to think that dinosaurs were practically pets just a few thousand years ago. While sci...

Creationist Explains Why It Was Cool For God To Kill Almost Everyone

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.29.2016 | Weird News

Ken Ham, the creationist behind the giant Noah's Ark replica nearing completion in Kentucky, received some pointed questions on Twitter from those who...

Ken Ham Hits Miley Cyrus Like a Wrecking Ball

Steven Newton | Posted 06.24.2016 | Education
Steven Newton

Well, that was too much for Ken Ham. Denying there was a real Noah's Ark and being a libertine? Calling Noah's Flood a fairy tale and being open-minded?

Fundamentalists Think Science Is Atheism

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 06.12.2016 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

Equating science with atheism is one of the most dangerous byproducts of America's culture wars. This strange polarization portends disaster, as the country divides into factions that cannot find common ground on the way the world operates.

Freedom From Religion Foundation Urges IRS to investigate Ark Encounter

Dan Arel | Posted 01.24.2015 | Religion
Dan Arel

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has sent a letter to the IRS urging them to investigate Ken Ham's Ark Encounter. The letter alleges that Ham has continuously attempted to run a for-profit business behind his non-profit in order to benefit from as many tax breaks and discriminatory practices as possible.

Creationism Is About Gay Marriage, Not Science

Paul Wallace | Posted 11.30.2014 | Religion
Paul Wallace

Creationism is not about the dinosaurs in the ark, it's not about the weird chronology, it's not about the tortured explanations of geology and biology. Creationism, in short, is not about science at all.

5 Reasons Jesus Isn't Coming Back This Year

Brett Gallaher | Posted 10.04.2014 | Religion
Brett Gallaher

Sure, Christians would love their Messiah to come back soon. But things here on Earth keep indicating that won't be happening anytime soon.

Tyson Weighs In On Creationist's Odd Comment About Aliens

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.28.2014 | Science

Creationist Ken Ham's strange comment about aliens rendered the usually loquacious Neil deGrasse Tyson almost speechless during his recent appearance ...

Fundamentalist Conspiracy Theory: Search for Extraterrestrial Life Demonstrates "Rebellion Against God"

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.22.2014 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Do you want conspiracy theorists to create the nation's scientific research agenda? Does it make sense to take their bizarre views seriously?

Creationist: Aliens Will Go To Hell & Not Even Jesus Can Save Them

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.23.2014 | Religion

Creationist Ken Ham, who recently debated Bill Nye the Science Guy over the origins of the universe, is calling for an end to the search for extraterr...

Creationism at Its Most Extreme: Will the Scottish Parliament Respond?

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.12.2014 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Members of a young Earth, fundamentalist Christian sect from the United States have found their way to Scotland and have been promoting their beliefs in a public elementary school. Part of their missionary work has been to distribute "science" books to the students.

Creationist Cartoon Shown In Georgia Biology Class Equates Evolution With Satan

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

A cartoon that suggests evolution is a work of Satan and creation is a work of Christ has angered parents and students at one Atlanta high school. ...

Cosmos, Answers in Genesis, and Science as Conspiracy Theory

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 05.24.2014 | Science
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

I am dismayed by the request by Answers in Genesis for equal time in Cosmos for creationist viewpoints. Answers in Genesis is dedicated to a literal young-Earth creationism that declares that the Earth was created in six 24-hour days around 6,000 years ago.

Cosmos Squashes Creationism Under the Weight of Evidence

Dan Arel | Posted 05.17.2014 | Science
Dan Arel

Episode two of Cosmos, hosted by Neil DeGrasse Tyson aired this week and Tyson, towards the end of the program made one of the best statements that one can hope sank into the minds of young and old viewers alike, and most importantly, creationists.

5 Things Kentucky Could Spend $73 Million On Instead Of A Fake Noah's Ark

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

Creation Museum founder Ken Ham announced Thursday that enough money had been raised to begin construction of a 510-foot "replica" of Noah's Ark as pa...

Ken Ham Is Thrilled At One Outcome Of The Bill Nye Debate

Posted 02.28.2014 | Religion

Well, we didn't see this one coming. A widely-publicized television debate on creationism and evolution between Creation Museum founder Ken Ham and...

Assessing the "Debate:" Ham Was Wrong On Both Religious and Scientific Grounds

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.22.2014 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Ham's position that the Bible has presented him with all the answers he needs to know makes a mockery of some very rich religious traditions while undercutting the very foundation of science.

What Would Jesus Do About Climate Change?

Chris Peak | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
Chris Peak

The climate is hot right now. I mean talking about climate change. It's in the news is what I mean!! Actually, the climate is hot, too, but that was a...

Why You Might Have to Choose Between Science and Faith

Ben Irwin | Posted 02.12.2014 | Religion
Ben Irwin

Depending on what kind of faith you have, you might have to choose between it and the scientific evidence for evolution. If your faith is rigid, unyielding, or inflexible, you might have to choose. If your faith is unable to cope with a constantly changing world, you might have to choose.

It Is Darwin Day, a Celebration of Science and Reason

Rob Brooks | Posted 04.14.2014 | Science
Rob Brooks

Darwin's impact on the world far transcends science. And yet, I'd be disappointed if this celebration of all things Darwinian began and ended with the great naturalist.

The Adler Planetarium Demonstrates That Religion and Science Don't Need to Debate

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.12.2014 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

The recent "debate" between Ken Ham, the head of the world's largest creationist organization, and Bill Nye, the science guy, was certainly lucrative....